Macbeth Dbq Research Paper

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I can control my destiny, but not my fate. Destiny means there are opportunities to turn right or left, but fate is a one-way street. I believe we all have the choice as to whether we fulfill our destiny, but our fate is sealed. –Paulo Coelho This is a story about how someone used power to try to take advantage of the future. Whose control is more influential to the events happening in the play? Throughout this tragedy of the story of Macbeth: Lady Macbeth, and the witches had little control, but Macbeth had the most control.
Lady Macbeth had little control over the event happening in the play. Lady Macbeth wants to make sure that everything about King Duncan murder goes by her plan so she says, “Only lookup clear: /… Leave all the rest to me.”(Doc B). This quote is evidence that Lady Macbeth is in control when planning Duncan’s murder. Lady Macbeth tries to make Macbeth feel less of a man, and says basically once you kill him, then you’re a man
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The witches are also called the weird sisters. They are the goddesses of destiny, and fate. “All hail, Macbeth, hail to thee, thane of Cawdor! (Doc A). This quote shows how they are the goddesses of fate, because he is given this title: Thane of Cawdor, which isn’t given to him until later on. Macbeth goes back, and the witches tell him to beware Macduff, no man born a woman can harm him, and he shouldn’t be harmed until Birnam wood came to Dunsinane. So he thinks he can’t be harmed (Doc D). Macbeth finds out that Macduff is actually not of woman born, but of a c section, or “untimely ripp’d”, and that Birnam wood is coming to Dunsinane. Macbeth says, “At least we’ll die with harness on our back.” (Doc E). He knows he is going to die, however he is saying we won’t go down without a fight. The weird sisters had more control over the events happening than Lady Macbeth, because they told the future before it happened, but they didn’t tell the whole truth to